11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Surabaya
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Perth
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h
2
Brisbane
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Gold Coast
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Surabaya

1
night
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Kings Park War Memorial.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Perth attractions planning site .

Surabaya, Indonesia to Perth is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Surabaya to Perth due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Surabaya in October: high temperatures in Perth hover around 28°C and lows are around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

1
night
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland and then let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Brisbane attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Perth to Brisbane takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) is 2 hours. Traveling from Perth in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Brisbane, with lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Fun & Games Wildlife
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

1
night
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
On the 9th (Tue), get in on the family fun at Sea World Theme Park and then get in on the family fun at Infinity Attraction.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Gold Coast trip builder .

Traveling by car from Brisbane to Gold Coast takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Infinity Attraction ©
Infinity Attraction

3
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, tour the pleasant surroundings at Camp Cove, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Sydney trip planner .

Getting from Gold Coast to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Melbourne trip planning website .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in October, expect Melbourne to be slightly colder, temps between 24°C and 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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